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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 45

    A GERMAN SILVER TEA-CADDY

    AUGSBURG, 1737-39, MAKER'S MARK P IN HEART-SHAPED PUNCH

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    A GERMAN SILVER TEA-CADDY
    AUGSBURG, 1737-39, MAKER'S MARK P IN HEART-SHAPED PUNCH
    Oblong and on slightly spreading foot, with fluted angles and curved shoulders, with detachable domed oval cover and a sliding base, each long side applied with a portrait bust within strapwork cartouches, the short ends, shoulders and cover each engraved with further strapwork, the base engraved with initials AMMVM, marked on neck, the neck and cover each with a later French import mark
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
    6 oz. (195 gr.)


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    Provenance

    With Kugel, Paris.